Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
with help from a democratic supermajority elected to the legislature but republicans will pay close attention. >> i hope he talks how we build up jobs. he has been quiet on that. he certainly has taxed the high income earners again but what about getting the rest of us employed. >> the governor's speech from the chambers is expected to last half an hour. abc7 will carry the governor's state of the state address live from the state capital at 9:00 this morning and it will stream live on abc7news.com. >> later this morning, secretary of defense panetta will formally lit the ban on women serving in combat in the military. some men are concerned about the policy change. >> the u.s. military is about do become fully integrityied. panetta will announce an end to the ban on women serving in combat. >> they have proven time and time again. they will get the recognition that key. >> the move overturns a 1994 rule restricting women from being assigned to the front lines and elite combat divisions. in reality they have exported heavy packs taking on direct combat roles in iraq and afghanistan.